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What is a Spendthrift Trust?

When it comes to estate planning, there are many factors to consider, not the least of which how to provide for loved ones. Although we like to believe that our heirs are deserving and capable of managing an inheritance, some beneficiaries may [...]
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Caution: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Given the many high profile cases in the media, it is crucial for any business to understand its responsibility to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Generally, sexual harassment is deemed to be a form of sex discrimination under Title [...]
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What is Settlement Planning?

Settlement planning is a unique and expanding area of law that is designed to help individuals preserve benefits that have been received from a personal injury settlement, inheritance or judgment. The practice encompasses an array of legal services [...]
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Can I be discriminated against for filing bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can have long lasting consequences, not the least of which is that it will cause damage to your creditworthiness, making it harder for you to borrow money. At times, some individuals may also find that they are being discriminated [...]
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Common Types of Personal Injury Cases

Thousands of individuals are injured in accidents in the United States every year. When injuries are caused by the negligent, reckless or intentional conduct of others, it is possible to obtain compensation by pursuing a personal injury claim. [...]
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What is pain and suffering?

Individuals who are injured in accidents that were due to the reckless or negligent conduct of others may be able to recover damages for pain and suffering. Let’s take a look at the two types of pain and suffering and how victims can obtain [...]
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What are Letters Testamentary?

An individual who has been named as a personal representative or executor in a will has a number of important duties. These include gathering the deceased person’s property and transferring it to the beneficiaries through a court-supervised [...]
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Top Five Reasons for Filing Personal Bankruptcy

Although the number of personal bankruptcy filings in the U.S. has declined, many individuals continue to face insurmountable debt. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons that lead people to file for bankruptcy. Medical Expenses A number [...]
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How to Negotiate a Commercial Real Estate Lease

There are number of considerations for business owners involved in negotiating a commercial lease, not the least of which is the fact that the main objective of landlords is to maximize profits. By understanding the following fundamental concepts, [...]
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How to Document Injuries After a Car Accident

After an automobile accident, occupants of a vehicle may be in shock and initially not realize that they have been injured. Then, maybe days or even weeks later, symptoms such as pain, discomfort, dizziness, and numbness may surface. With this [...]